Tag: productivity

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Whip Out the WIP Board

https://vimeo.com/265912042 Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, I’ve been providing you steps to stay productive and focused in work and in life. If you completed your mind map...

How to Make a Mind Map

Any Harry Potter fans out there? If so, you’re familiar with the idea of a pensieve. The wizard Albus Dumbledore uses the pensieve—a large, shallow...
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Going Back to the Blue Line

The COVID-19 crisis has upended business as usual, and it’s unclear what will happen when some or all of us return to work. Supply...
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VIDEO: A Multitasking Lesson for Kids

https://vimeo.com/403842956 If you’ve got school-age kids, or teach them, they’re likely home right now, finishing out the academic year online. How’s it going? Are students...
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Staying Productive Through a Crisis

The world has changed dramatically since you heard from me last. It’s hard to remember what I planned to write about just three or...
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4 Email Mistakes That Kill Productivity

  Do you spend most of your day on email? You’re in good company. For most of us, the office environment has shrunk from a...
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10 Great Summer Reads from LeanBP

July and December are slow months for training, so that’s when I take the time to dive deeper into my course materials and take...
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LABP’s Biggest Gift Is Time

How are you coming along with your end-of-year initiatives? Are you realizing noticeable gains, or are you getting bogged down with too much work...

(VIDEO) Is Work in Process Sinking Your Productivity?

https://vimeo.com/265912042 Knowledge work is invisible. It’s inside your head, or buried in emails and files. That’s the biggest problem you face when you’re trying to...

The 8 Biggest Wastes in the Business Office

  In my first LeanBP Blog post, I explained the “why” for Lean Applied to Business Processes (LABP). Now, I’m going to explain the “what.”...